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- BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00
Drawing on a range of perspectives -philosophy, literary criticism, art history and cultural studies-the essays collected here explore unconventional ways of knowing animals, offering new insights into apparently familiar relationships between humans and other living beings. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 115.00
The role of the dog in human society is the connecting thread that binds the essays in Canis Africanis, each revealing a different part of the complex social history of southern Africa. The essays range widely from concerns over disease, bestiality, and social degradation through gambling on dogs to anxieties over social status reflected through breed... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.74
?If the animals knew about this book they would, without doubt, confer on Wayne Pacelle, their highest honor.? ?Jane Goodall ? The Bond is the best overall book on animals I have ever read. Brilliant and moving.? ?John Mackey, CEO and Co-founder of Whole Foods Market ? The Bond is at once heart-breaking and heart-warming. No animal escapes Wayne... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 23.99
The engaging story of how an unlikely group of extraordinary people laid the foundation for the legal protection of animals In eighteenth-century England?where cockfighting and bullbaiting drew large crowds, and the abuse of animals was routine?the idea of animal protection was dismissed as laughably radical. But as pets became more common, human... more...
- Algonquin Books 1998; US$ 17.95
The puppy was dying when James Mahoney found her. Molly was not the first dying animal the research veterinarian had seen. But Molly's struggle sent him barreling over rough Jamaican mountains in a borrowed car, searching for the equipment he'd need to save her. More than a story about a dog, this is the story of a rescued man. He asks himself questions:... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21
For many people "animal rights" suggests campaigns against factory farms, vivisection or other aspects of our woeful treatment of animals. Zoopolis moves beyond this familiar terrain, focusing not on what we must stop doing to animals, but on how we can establish positive and just relationships with different types of animals. more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 34.99
While moral perfectionists rank conscious beings according to their cognitive abilities, Paola Cavalieri launches a more inclusive defense of all forms of subjectivity. In concert with Peter Singer, J. M. Coetzee, Harlan B. Miller, and other leading animal studies scholars, she expands our understanding of the nonhuman in such a way that the derogatory... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2004; US$ 6.99
The donkey is an integral part of the Irish landscape and tradition. This new, enlarged edition of a book originally published in 1969 traces the evolution of the species from its origins in Africa and central Asia to its arrival in Ireland in the early mediaeval period, and the multiple uses to which it was put in transport and agriculture. The life... more...